HEART CHECK?

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Your fam­ily doc­tor or nurse will:

Ask about your risk fac­tors such as smok­ing, ex­er­cise and diet

Ask if there is any fam­ily his­tory of heart at­tack or stroke

Mea­sure your blood pres­sure, height, weight and waist

Test your choles­terol and blood glu­cose lev­els. Who should be get­ting a heart check?

Euro­pean men over 45 and Euro­pean women over 55

Maori, Pa­cific and South Asian men over 35 and women over 45.

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